National Geographic : 1947 Jan
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Donald B.Marsh Eskimos Can Afford to Laugh at the White Man's Housing Shortage. In an Hour They Can Build aSnow Home Lasting All Winter It is cold inside-perhaps 30 below zero-but wind does not penetrate. Smoke drifts from the porch and snow chimney (left), but the tin stovepipe (right) isused sparingly lest it melt the roof. Fire twigs, furs, harness, and boxes clutter the walls. A long-handled scoopisused for clearing ice from fishing holes.